WAVERLY SWEEPS NOTRE DAME; REMAINS ATOP LARGE SCHOOL STANDINGS
By: Tim Birney | Waverly Athletics | January 28, 2020
ELMIRA — Waverly escaped a scare in the third game to sweep Notre Dame here Tuesday afternoon, and remain in first place in the IAC Large School boys bowling standings.
The Wolverines entered the day 1 point ahead of Newark Valley and Union Springs / Port Byron in the Large School race. Newark Valley swept Dryden, while US / PB topped Watkins Glen, 3-1, and now sits 2 points back.
Waverly won the first game 987-742, but the next two games were much closer, with the Wolverines winning 951-918 and 839-830 for a total-pinfall victory of 2,777 to 2,490.
Freshman Zach Vanderpool led the Wolverines with a 652 series on games of 202, 266, and 184, while senior Derrick Canfield rolled a 563, including a 216 in the first game, and sophomore Cody Blackwell had a 536.
Junior Matt Mauersberg rolled a 522 in the sweep, while freshman Ethan Roberts added a 488, and junior Richard Stevens tacked on a 456.
Collin Tolbert led Notre Dame with a 519 series, while Ashton Colunio and Anthony Lyon both rolled 505 series.
Waverly hosts Lansing Thursday.
About the Author
Tim Birney is the founder / owner of River Road Media Group. He was born and raised in the Valley, graduating from Waverly High School in 1984.
Birney earned an Associate's Degree in Journalism from SUNY Morrisville in 1986 and a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism / Public Relations from Utica College of Syracuse University in 1988. He began his newspaper career at The Daily Review in Towanda in 1989, before moving on to The Evening Times in 1995. He spent more than 10 years at the Times, the last four as Managing Editor.
River Road Media Group includes Valley Sports Report (launched Aug. 10, 2009), Tioga County (NY) Sports Report (Aug. 13, 2018), and Northern Tier Sports Report (Aug. 31, 2020). Southern Tier Sports Report is set to launch in 2021.